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WHUT
Nov 15, 2009 8:30am EST
to the catholic clergy. president obama will be visiting china this week. human rights activists are urging him to push for more religious freedom and other reforms when he meets with that nation's leaders. meanwhile, the chinese are asking obama to reconsider his plans to meet the dalai lama, who opposes chinese control of tibet. obama is expected to meet the tibetan spiritual leader after the president returns to washington. before obama left for asia, he visited fort hood, texas, where 13 members of the military were killed, allegedly by an army psychiatrist who is an american- born muslim. >> no faith justifies these murderous and craven acts; no just and loving god looks upon them with favor. and for what he has done, we know that the killer will be met with justice in this world and the next. >> abernethy: the fort hood killings have raised questions about whether the accused shooter's zeal about islam could have played any role in the tragedy, and about being muslim in the u.s. military. imam yahya hendi is the muslim chaplain at both the national naval medical center in bethesda, maryla
WHUT
Nov 1, 2009 8:30am EST
in that country. meanwhile, president obama traveled to dover air force base in delaware to meet a plane carrying the bodies of americans killed in afghanistan. october has been the deadliest month for american troops in afghanistan since the war began eight years ago. tuesday is election day, and religiouleaders around the country are watching a referendum in maine. voters there will decide whether to uphold a new law that allows same-sex couples to marry. the roman catholic diocese of portland has been leading the opposition to the law that legislators approved this spring. five other states allow gay marriage, but if maine voters retain the law, it would be the first time same-sex marriage has been approved at the ballot box. another gay rights issue that has divided people of faith is hate crime legislation. president obama signed an expansion of the hate crime law that makes it a federal offense to attack people because of their sexual orientation. somfaith leaders welcomed the hate crime expansion, calling it a human rights victory. but others fear it would inhibit religious speech even tho
WETA
Nov 15, 2009 10:30am EST
's leaders. meanwhile, the chinesare askg obama to reconsider his plans to meet the dalai lama whopposes chinese control of tibe obama is expeed to meet the tibetan spiritual ader after the predent returns to washington. before obama left foasia, he isited fort hood, texas, whe 13 members of the militarwere killed,llegedly by an army psychiaist who is an american- born muslim. >> no faith justies these murderouand craven acts; no just and ving god looks upon th with favor. d for what he has done, we know that the killerill be met with justice in this worldnd the nex >> abernethy:he fort hood killings have raed questions about whher the accused shoer's zeal about islam could have played anyole in the tragy, and about being muslim in the u.s. milita. imam yahya hendis the muslim chaplain at bothhe national navaledical center in bethesda, maryld and at georgetown universit in washingto he had m major hasan.imam, welcome. is there anytng in what you've heard read about major hasan that could explaito you what happened? >> acally, no. it is a shockor me. i had t major hasan a few mes and eve
WHUT
Nov 29, 2009 8:30am EST
in for bob abernethy. thank you for joining us. the obama administration launched a new initiative this week encouraging americans to help fight hunger in their communities. the campaign is called "united we serve: feed a neighbor." it urges people to donate money to local soup kitchens and food banks and also to volunteer their time and talents. the effort comes amid new government reports that hunger is on the rise in the u.s. 49 million americans struggled to put food on the table this past year-- that's an increase of 13 million. and a record number of americans, 36 million, now receive food stamp assistance. joining me with more on this is candy hill, a senior vice- president at caolic charities, u.s.a. candy, it seems like this time of year, every year, we hear appeals from groups saying, "oh, people are hungry, you need to give." what makes this year different? >> well, we certainly are seeing such an increase, and new people that have never come to catholic charities for services before. some of them are even our donors, and some of them are our former board members. so we see a real
WETA
Nov 8, 2009 10:30am EST
of the world's 275 miion orthodox christians, metith president obama. the closed-door mting focused on discussions of religious freedom and enviroental stewdship. barthomew is known as the reen patriarch" and spent mu of his te in the u.s. lobbying for stronger envonmental polies. he told an audience at georgetown uversity that he was alaed by the "disregard for the survival god's creation. other religious leaders als mobilized around envinmental issues this week. on capitol hill, faith lears lobbied congresso make climate chan legislation a high priority. church world svice organized the efrt that asked legislators to agree toeduce pollution. as concerns about the h1 virus connue to rise, authorities in sai arabia are developing nw precautions for t upcoming ajj. kim lawton reports. reporter: 2.5 million muims from around the worldre expected at the end of the mth for the annual pilgrimage t mecca. andnternational health officialare worried that could lead to a new swine flu epidemic. the saudis have ask pregnant women, children uer twelve, and the elderly not to ke this year'sajj
WHUT
Nov 8, 2009 8:30am EST
with president obama. the closed-door meeting focused on discussions of religious freedom and environmental stewardship. bartholomew is known as the "green patriarch" and spent much of his time in the u.s. lobbying for stronger environmental policies. he told an audience at georgetown university that he was alarmed by the "disregard for the survival of god's creation." other religious leaders also mobilized around environmental issues this week. on capitol hill, faith leaders lobbied congress to make climate change legislation a high priority. church world service organized the effort that asked legislators to agree to reduce pollution. as concerns about the h1n1 virus continue to rise, authorities in saudi arabia are developing new precautions for the upcoming hajj. kim lawton reports. >> reporter: 2.5 million muslims from around the world are expected at the end of the month for the annual pilgrimage to mecca. and international health officials are worried that could lead to a new swine flu epidemic. the saudis have asked pregnant women, children under twelve, and the elderly not to make
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